Our Services


Local Production - WTBBL volunteers proofread a locally produced braille book

Local Book Production: Audio and braille books by Pacific Northwest authors, about the Pacific Northwest and other patron requests are produced at WTBBL. These books are made available through work of WTBBL staff and volunteers.  To recommend a book for production, please first review the Collection Development Policy  or contact WTBBL with your questions at [email protected].


WTBBL patron and her mother experience the fragrant plants at WTBBL's Youth Services Open House

Youth Services: Books and materials in all formats for children of all ages, from toddlers to teens, for home and school. We offer a by-mail summer reading program, programs and events for children and their families, and an accessible children's room with toys, books, and places to read and play. For more information about Youth Services please visit WTBBL's Youth Services Page.


Computer Lab - Librarian Eura teaches a WTBBL patron in the Jan Walsh Computer Lab

Training, Instruction: The Washington Talking Book & Braille Library features the Jan Walsh Patron Computer Lab, which is open to patrons during business hours (M-F 8:30 AM-5:00 PM). Patrons of the library can call to set up a time to use the computer lab or schedule a training session.




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Recommended Reads: Washington Talking Book & Braille Library's monthly series of books that can be found in our collection for our adult and young patrons. Check back each month to read the newest themed list of books.

Recommended Reads for Adults
Recommended Reads for Youth



InfoEyes logo of a green box with white lettering and an eye graphic in the middle. Text reads InfoEyes click to ask a librarian

Reference Services: WTBBL offers reference service on issues of blindness, physical disabilities and issues of general interest by calling the library at 206-615-0400.

Reference services are also available by using InfoEyes (http://www.infoeyes.org/), an online virtual reference and information service for the visually impaired. This service can be used 24-hours a day and a response will be given during business hours.